Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement is death for democracy

Nov. 5, 2013
By Gaius Publius

The TPP is complicated — at least in appearances — and the public is having a hard time bottom-lining it.TPP_map
It’s not really hard to understand though, once you see the pattern — TPP puts the ruling class (and the corporations they control) in charge of most aspects of our economic and regulatory life. It rewrites the laws of every nation that signs it, all to increase the wealth of our pathological betters. We just need more people saying that.Listen to Bill Moyersexcellent primer on what TPP is and why it spells death to democracy (literally) and breathes even more life into the predator 1% of the 1%.